The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 133 146 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.33% 16.20% 16.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.85% 18.18% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 70 89
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
839 803 881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.41% 89.12% 91.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 359 382
Average daily rate £388 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 33 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +6.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 113 (34.56%) JavaScript
2 99 (30.28%) C#
3 95 (29.05%) HTML
4 92 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (27.52%) CSS
6 88 (26.91%) .NET
7 76 (23.24%) SQL
8 68 (20.80%) SQL Server
9 66 (20.18%) MVC
10 64 (19.57%) jQuery
11 55 (16.82%) Finance
12 53 (16.21%) Web Services
13 51 (15.60%) Java
14 49 (14.98%) AngularJS
15 45 (13.76%) Oracle
15 45 (13.76%) ASP.NET
15 45 (13.76%) TDD
16 42 (12.84%) HTML5
17 41 (12.54%) Scrum
18 40 (12.23%) Python
19 35 (10.70%) Security Cleared
20 33 (10.09%) CSS3
21 31 (9.48%) Microsoft
22 30 (9.17%) XML
22 30 (9.17%) UNIX
23 29 (8.87%) Big Data
23 29 (8.87%) Low Latency
24 28 (8.56%) IBM
25 26 (7.95%) Ab Initio
25 26 (7.95%) CMS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (7.95%) CMS
2 19 (5.81%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.06%) Oracle Spatial
4 9 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.83%) Node.js
7 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.22%) WordPress
7 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.22%) Apache
8 3 (0.92%) IIS
8 3 (0.92%) Drupal
8 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.92%) DOC1
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.14%) HFM
4 3 (0.92%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.31%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.53%) SaaS
3 3 (0.92%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Force.com
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.36%) HTTP
1 11 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.75%) Internet
3 6 (1.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.31%) Wireless
4 1 (0.31%) LTE
4 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.87%) Big Data
3 23 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.20%) DB2
6 14 (4.28%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.06%) MySQL
8 10 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.14%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.14%) Hyperion Smart View
10 7 (2.14%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.83%) QlikView
11 6 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.98%) TeamCity
3 12 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.36%) Selenium
5 8 (2.45%) NUnit
5 8 (2.45%) MSTest
6 6 (1.83%) Subversion
6 6 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.22%) Xcode
8 2 (0.61%) JUnit
8 2 (0.61%) Maven
8 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.61%) NetAdvantage
8 2 (0.61%) Grunt
8 2 (0.61%) gulp
8 2 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (16.82%) Finance
2 14 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.14%) Marketing
4 5 (1.53%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.53%) Banking
5 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 3 (0.92%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (29.05%) HTML
2 90 (27.52%) CSS
3 88 (26.91%) .NET
4 64 (19.57%) jQuery
5 53 (16.21%) Web Services
6 49 (14.98%) AngularJS
7 45 (13.76%) ASP.NET
8 42 (12.84%) HTML5
9 33 (10.09%) CSS3
10 30 (9.17%) XML
11 23 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (6.73%) REST
13 20 (6.12%) RESTful
13 20 (6.12%) Spring
14 19 (5.81%) SOAP
15 18 (5.50%) WCF
16 17 (5.20%) Django
16 17 (5.20%) Hibernate
17 16 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (4.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.73%) DataPower
2 20 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.98%) GIS
3 13 (3.98%) User Experience
4 11 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.45%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (1.83%) iPhone
8 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.92%) iPad
10 2 (0.61%) Animation
10 2 (0.61%) CMDB
10 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.31%) Life Science
11 1 (0.31%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.31%) Statistics
11 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.17%) UNIX
2 19 (5.81%) Windows
3 14 (4.28%) Linux
4 10 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.53%) AIX
5 5 (1.53%) Solaris
6 4 (1.22%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.22%) Android
6 4 (1.22%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.22%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.18%) MVC
3 45 (13.76%) TDD
4 41 (12.54%) Scrum
5 29 (8.87%) Low Latency
6 24 (7.34%) Unit Testing
7 23 (7.03%) Software Engineering
8 20 (6.12%) OOP
9 18 (5.50%) OO
10 17 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (4.89%) CRM
12 15 (4.59%) Workflow
12 15 (4.59%) Migration
13 14 (4.28%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (4.28%) System Testing
14 13 (3.98%) Software Testing
15 12 (3.67%) Analytics
16 11 (3.36%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (3.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.56%) JavaScript
2 99 (30.28%) C#
3 76 (23.24%) SQL
4 51 (15.60%) Java
5 40 (12.23%) Python
6 25 (7.65%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.34%) Shell Script
8 17 (5.20%) PHP
9 6 (1.83%) VBA
9 6 (1.83%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.83%) Ruby
9 6 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.22%) C++
11 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.92%) VB
11 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.61%) VBScript
12 2 (0.61%) Tcl
12 2 (0.61%) Delphi
12 2 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.45%) Degree
4 6 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.61%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MCSD
6 1 (0.31%) HND
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.92%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Netcool
Vendors
1 45 (13.76%) Oracle
2 31 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.56%) IBM
4 26 (7.95%) Ab Initio
5 8 (2.45%) Telerik
5 8 (2.45%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.14%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.83%) Talend
8 5 (1.53%) Thunderhead
8 5 (1.53%) SAP
9 4 (1.22%) Apple
10 3 (0.92%) Google
10 3 (0.92%) Cincom
10 3 (0.92%) Sencha
10 3 (0.92%) Cognos
10 3 (0.92%) BMC
10 3 (0.92%) ESRI
11 2 (0.61%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.61%) CA
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